The City Club Forum

The Intersection of Public Health & Physician Activism

Special | 56m 45s

Since becoming Commissioner of Health for Baltimore, Leanna Wen has launched a campaign against sugary beverages, has pushed research on fentanyl overdoses, and created laws that offer addicts treatment instead of jail time. Perhaps her most recognized program is Safe Streets, a program that engages returning citizens with deep community ties in treating gun violence as a contagious disease.

Aired: 04/14/17

Rating: NR

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